Jennifer Bray

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Fianna Fáil  criticised Minister for Health Simon Harris over a failure to set out the cost of the nurses’ deal when answering a parliamentary question last week. Photograph: Alan Betson

The cost of the deal which ended the nurses’ strike last February is now more than three times the original estimate put forward by the Government at (...)

The controversy first emerged when Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins voted six times for colleague Timmy Dooley, above, while he was absent from the chamber during Dáil votes. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Four Fianna Fáil TDs are likely to avoid suspension from the Dáil over the controversy in relation to irregular voting practices, it has emerged. The(...)

A direct provision centre in Foynes, Co. Limerick. The State has issued tender documents to find accommodation for asylum seekers across 26 counties. Photograph: Brian Gavin

The Government has pledged to engage with local communities around the country as it moves to finalise negotiations on the locations of new regional d(...)

Those in the areas affected by the boil water notice can use only boiled or bottled water for drinking and in food preparation.

Irish Water has said it cannot determine what impact a new yellow weather warning will have on the current boil water notice affecting more than 600,0(...)

The commission’s report on the Public Services Card contains eight adverse findings about the project, all of which Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty said her department disagrees with

The cost of the public services card has risen to nearly €68 million, according to new information given to the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC)(...)

Simon Harris: he is said to have delivered a rallying call amid claims that the party is “downtrodden”

A Fine Gael Senator has called for a seminar within the party to discuss “positivity” after a private meeting in which TDs and Senators discussed mora(...)

Orchard Lawns in Cherry Orchard, Dublin, where builders were targeted by antisocial behaviour while constructing a social housing project. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Gangland criminals who extorted over €550,000 from construction companies in west Dublin had their accounts frozen by the Criminal Assets Bureau (...)

As of July 2019, the Health Service Executive’s financial deficit was €281m.

Any part of the health service spending more than officially permitted or employing more staff than authorised will have those costs deducted from bud(...)

Paschal Donohoe: he said it “now seems evident” the UK wants to adopt sharply different regulatory rules to the EU after Brexit. Photograph: Getty Images

Extra help for families with childcare bills is being examined by the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, but final budget negotiations are “difficu(...)

The final stage of naturalisation requires attendance at a citizenship ceremony. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 16,000 people’s hopes of becoming an Irish citizen have been put on hold following a decision by the Department of Justice to postpone two c(...)

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